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How can I run a python script on Windows machine from Linux using ssh as a background task?

I have to orchestrate some script tasks among few Linux machines and a Windows machine. ssh works fine for linux machines suing below: ssh mysuser@targetLinuxmachine "python ...
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Run program on “Reconnect Session”

I just implemented BackInfo on our servers, deployed via GPO. Everything is working as intended while users and administrators log on and off. Problems arise when a user disconnects and reconnects an ...
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How to find all process started by another one in linux [closed]

I run Counter-Strike servers in linux based os (ubuntu, centos) by web script. I need to find all running process from hlds_linux process (he's started another two with name hlds_run) Safe mode is ...
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Tcpdump stops capturing wifi data while running in the background

I have a problem capturing wifi data using tcpdump while running in the background. OK, lets get some facts: my wifi-device is named wlan0 wlan0 is in monitor mode (that's what I want) I'm using ...
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Windows 8 Lock Screen Background Disappears

I have a group policy that sets the lock screen background on Windows 8 and prevents users from changing it. It worked well for a while but recently it stopped functioning, and now the "Seattle" ...
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Monitor the background in Windows or the Windows login screen from changes

This isn't a typical question and I thought of posting this to Programmers Stack Exchange, but I believe here is more fitting. What I want to do is monitor the Windows background or Login screen from ...
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use correct-resolution background desktop image

I have a desktop background image (a picture) in a half-dozen different resolutions, that I'd like to deploy to a disparate collection of computers with different monitors and video cards and whatnot. ...
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PHP Apache XAMPP Run Multiple Scripts from CLI in Background

How can I simultaneously run dozens of PHP scripts in the background from XAMPP's command line interface? Someone suggested a batch file, but when I tried executing this: start php 1.php start php ...
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Windows 7 Desktop background picture in Group Policy displaying black - XP working correctly

We want everyone on the Windows Domain to have the same desktop background. This is set up in a Group Policy. This works great in Windows XP but the Windows 7 machines display a black background. I ...
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Shell Script Launching Child Processes

Disclaimer: I'm totally new to shell scripting, but have quite a bit of experience in other languages like PHP and Obj-C. I'm writing my first daemon script. Here are the goals: I want it to run ...
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What is the best way to run a remote ssh command in background but still displaying?

I need to run SSH commands remotely with the output displaying locally. But if the connection breaks I want the command to still run. I am not talking so much about logging in and executing but doing ...
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Shutdown server in background using PHP

I'm trying to shutdown an Ubuntu machine from PHP and am running into an issue if I want to delay the shutdown. The PHP line I'm using is: exec("sudo shutdown -h +5 &", $output); Where 5 is ...
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start sinatra app in background with stdout and stderr redirected(append) to a file

I have a sinatra app which I run on my local machine using ruby app.rb. While deploying it on a remote machine via ssh, How do i run it in background and redirect stdout and stderr to a log file. On ...
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Is my dev trying to milk me for more cash? (cron jobs and webhosting)

I've purchased hosting for a site I'm having developed from Hostgator. However, the developer is saying that the site he is developing for me can not be hosted there because he needs to be able to ...
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If I launch a background process and then log out, will it continue to run?

Asking this after a prolonged discussion with a coworker, I'd really like a clarification here. I launch a background process, either by appending "&" to the command line or by stopping it with ...
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put a job in the bg and run it?

I know there are two or more ways to run a job and place it in the background. Right now I used ctrl-z to put a scp transfer in the background because I noticed it was going to take a while. How do I ...
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Is there any way to launch screen with a background process but have it not terminate when the process exits?

Launching a screen session with a background process using -d -m causes the screen session to terminate when the process exits. Is there any way to get the screen session to stick around after the ...
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How can you see the processes which you put to background?

This question is based on this thread. How can you see the processes which you put to background?
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Unable reset settings in .bashrc without stopping updates

I am updating my ports in MacPorts which may take a day. I have changed my dot -files. I would like to test them without shutting the updates down. I have ^Z the installation and restarted my shell. ...